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The media can no longer ignore
Obama and Hillary Clinton´s problems

Washington Examiner [DC], by Noemie Emery

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Posted By:StormCnter, 7/16/2014 5:15:16 AM

It had to come sometime, and it came in one very bad week for the Democrats: that the many big problems with Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama finally grew too great for the press to ignore. Obama in his own different way is heading towards Nixon-like levels of weirdness, as, beaten down by the failures regarding his ventures, he appears to have quit his own job. A.B. Stoddard of the Hill says in effect he has stopped being president and chooses to live in a world of his own, shutting out the problems that have become overwhelming, giving dinners where he talks

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Trigger2, 7/16/2014 5:23:26 AM     (No. 9926694)

The only female the Butcher of Benghazi cares about is herself. True words.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: provide, 7/16/2014 5:40:52 AM     (No. 9926704)

Late night hosts have already begun the "Oh Hill, com´on, you´re really running and we want you."

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Reply 3 - Posted by: steveW, 7/16/2014 6:08:59 AM     (No. 9926738)

They can ignore, and they will ignore. It´s an important part of their agenda.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: privateer, 7/16/2014 6:49:03 AM     (No. 9926791)

Of course they will ignore. It´s not just their job to do so; it´s a calling. If 0 stood at the podium in a clown costume juggling live hedgehogs, they´d say it was refreshing to see his innovative approach to public speaking.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Janjan, 7/16/2014 7:00:18 AM     (No. 9926802)

All joking aside, it is pretty alarming when the President has checked out and appears to have lost his mind. He had access to some pretty scary stuff.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Pearson365, 7/16/2014 7:30:01 AM     (No. 9926825)

Obama has always been weird. He is just feeling less pressure to hide his malevolent, tormented personality. But far weirder than Obama are the people who voted for him in 2008 and then voted again for him after 4 years do incessant lies, incredible corruption, disastrous policies and blatant abuse of the public´s trust.

Hillary is more of the same, a malevolent person who is happiest when lying about her lies. She is a person who has willingly clung to the immoral and personally embarrassing coat tails of her husband to great wealth and undeserved fame while claiming she is the one woman capable of breaking the presidential glass ceiling.

If Obama is the King of Frauds, Hillary is its Queen in waiting. Sadly, too many Americans are willing to be their subjects,

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Reply 7 - Posted by: doctorfixit, 7/16/2014 8:00:06 AM     (No. 9926864)

For a narcissist, the response to disapproval is disengagement. Obama was OK as long as the people he hates disapproved. Now it´s becoming more obvious that a few liberals no longer adore him, so the wheels are coming off.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: misterdickens, 7/16/2014 8:12:36 AM     (No. 9926881)

I guess when you hold the title "The Most Humiliated Woman in History", you figure you´ve got nothing to lose.

To all you liberal women and feminists out there, whose actions disgust you most, HIllary´s or Bill "Horn Dog" Clinton´s?

She was his doormat, he was her "beard". What disgusting examples of humanity. Uber-Grifters.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: dodge boy, 7/16/2014 8:19:34 AM     (No. 9926885)

Obie and Billary made their bed now they get to sleep in it. Obie will leave the WH with no legacy....zero....zip.....zilch. As for VP Bite Me, {fill in the blank}.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: steph_gray, 7/16/2014 9:04:51 AM     (No. 9926945)

Love this article, and this most of all:

"Obama will not be the fourth president (if you count Nixon) to be impeached, but he may become the first to be led away by the hand to a nice, quiet place where he can get treatment. And that would make history, too."

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Reply 11 - Posted by: StormCnter, 7/16/2014 9:09:37 AM     (No. 9926959)

Perhaps a lot of liberal women admired Hillary Clinton in spite of her abused wife syndrome. Surely, however, after the Monica debacle was exposed, by the time the family took that press photo walk to the helicopter with Bill hanging his head and holding on to the dog while Hillary marched ahead looking triumphant...surely by then even the most ardent women´s rights supporting female would have understood that there ought to be a limit to what a woman should endure in pursuit of personal ambition, that there should be one humiliation too far. When Hillary Clinton still remained in the marriage, supportive and defending her husband in order to protect her ownpolitical future, I would have expected women across the country to be appalled.

Evita una vez más,¿verdad?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Axeman, 7/16/2014 9:11:27 AM     (No. 9926964)

The media has never ignored blatant problems with the crazy dem/commie/occupator/racist/anti-American/criminals. They actively work to support them and advance their objectives.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: M2, 7/16/2014 9:22:25 AM     (No. 9926991)

A.B. Stoddard of the Hill says in effect he has stopped being president and chooses to live in a world of his own, shutting out the problems that have become overwhelming, giving dinners where he talks about NBA ratings and where he will live when he leaves. And having stopped being president, he has also stopped being presidential -- Politico reported last week of a rally, "So punchy was he that he was leaning arms hanging off the front of his podium, telling a few hecklers to ´sit down´ and instructing the Secret Service not to bother removing them, Obama said he was feeling liberated. ... ´I don´t have to run for office anymore, so I can just let it rip,´ he said."

Am I the only one who sees this as impeachable? He is not faithfully executing the responsibilities of his job. In fact, he has chosen to retire while still in office, which leaves America without a President.

It has the same effect as being leaderless, so why has no one in positions of power seriously called this dereliction of duty?

We have one crisis, one failed policy after another, and POTUS is puttering and sputtering about being "called names".

Is he normal? Or do we have a mentally-deficient person in the White House? This isn´t funny. It´s life and death and we´ve got no President.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Me_Opinionated_Nah, 7/16/2014 9:27:00 AM     (No. 9927005)

Hillary: Where there’s smoke, pantsuit’s on fire.

Barry: Takes a 38-long in a straitjacket.


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Reply 15 - Posted by: Clinger, 7/16/2014 9:27:35 AM     (No. 9927008)

#5 I wish he would check out. All he has done is stop the pretense that he´s anything but what he has always been. And if we listened, he told us what he was about until the 2008 campaign kicked in and he began the pretense.

Not serious about doing the work of president

Dedicated to the transformation of our country from the myth of what I think he may actually believe it to be, some war mongering imperial doer of evil stealing from the third world to line our pockets.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: mitzi, 7/16/2014 9:36:05 AM     (No. 9927018)

beaten down by the failures regarding his ventures, he appears to have quit his own job.

That reminds me of something I heard at a management seminar years ago about dealing with personnel problems.

Speaker said that if you are lucky, a problem employee will "quit and go." If you are unlucky, a problem employee will "quit and stay."

We are unlucky.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: texsupreme, 7/16/2014 9:38:21 AM     (No. 9927023)

Maybe just maybe, "the bear" will break loose and start revealing true details about his past. It could be his ultimate act of rubbing in our faces.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: MirJoy, 7/16/2014 9:39:22 AM     (No. 9927025)

Truth is, many of us get our information thru the internet on Lucianne or Drudge or Breitbart, and by the time the MSM highlights some news story, we´ve already known about it for a couple days.

This article says that Politico called Obama "punchy", but we´ve already read about his inappropriate laughter and seen the pictures of him nodding off in meetings, so it´s old news to us.

The media would like to ignore some things, but they are not the only source of news anymore.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: ida Lou Pino, 7/16/2014 9:45:43 AM     (No. 9927040)

Don´t kid yourselves, folks - -

- - the craven media leftists will roll over and whimper for Stinky and Her Thighness every single time from now until doomsday.



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Reply 20 - Posted by: Mobyclik, 7/16/2014 9:46:23 AM     (No. 9927042)

Think about this: obama has turned every allie we had against us, he does everything he can to assist our enemies. He has pretty much started race wars in this country. He has destroyed the health-care system and jobs across the country and countless other disasters.

Now, he suddenly lies back in the weeds and lets all of this fester with no leadership to be found. This is part of the plan, let the country now tear itself apart and send in the military to ´put down these radicals.´ It´s coming people.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Hobbiest, 7/16/2014 9:55:18 AM     (No. 9927067)

#13, What some people might be be laying the foundation for with the increasing talk of Obama being delusional is not impeachment by rather the Vice President and senior cabinet members invoking Article 4 of the 25th Amendment. Impeachment means a finding of malfeasance, is usually lead by the opposition, and is highly divisive. The 25th Amendment is invoked by his own people and would be like an intervention, telling the President he seriously needs professional help. Who can be against removing a burden from a sick man and getting him help?




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Reply 22 - Posted by: Mildred, 7/16/2014 10:01:39 AM     (No. 9927077)

Of course the late-night hosts/comedians want Hillary to run for president. They need more material and Hillary has so much baggage (literally and figuratively) that they won´t even have to try to write their jokes. It´s all there right in front of them. As for Obama, he will provide everything necessary for years and years of jokes after he leaves office. The comedians can´t wait.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: shamus, 7/16/2014 10:02:17 AM     (No. 9927080)

Hillary is too conservative for Democrats. Elizabeth Warren is a better fit.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Arby, 7/16/2014 10:46:54 AM     (No. 9927151)

If Fauxbama suddenly and publicly started dating Fauxcahontas the LSM would report that he is strengthening links within the Democratic Party. They are so in the tank for him and the PIAPS that there´s no reason to pay attention to anything but Fox and the WSJ.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Holeymoses, 7/16/2014 10:57:07 AM     (No. 9927168)

"Malevolent," that is the word to describe Obama. Off in his own world plotting how he can finish the job of destroying us once he leaves office, and at the same time making millions giving speeches. We will never be rid of Mad Max.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: pineledger, 7/16/2014 11:02:15 AM     (No. 9927177)

Great article. Thanks for making a must-read.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua, 7/16/2014 11:32:23 AM     (No. 9927220)

Obama has not quit. He just doesn´t do what a president is expected to do. He views his priorities differently than any previous president. He is a hardcore lefty who believes the United States is the reason for all the problems in the world, and needs to be torn down and remade. So far, he has been successful. If he had actually quit, congress would have moved in to fill the void that would have been left behind. He is working very hard at blocking congress from doing anything useful.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Grambo, 7/16/2014 11:51:41 AM     (No. 9927245)

The first step in invoking the 25th amendment is to drug test him.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: Hazymac, 7/16/2014 12:19:16 PM     (No. 9927303)

FTA: Obama will not be the fourth president (if you count Nixon) to be impeached, but he may become the first to be led away by the hand to a nice, quiet place where he can get treatment.

Wouldn´t that be a sight!

FTA: The only girl and woman Hillary Clinton was ever concerned for was Hillary Clinton.

Yes. The masks hiding the essence of Obama and Hillary! have recently been lowered. What we see isn´t pretty. But it´s for real. The Nation, so long inured to political play acting, is beginning to shudder in belated recognition.

By his actions the president has effectively told us that he no longer wants to do the job to which he was elected. He´s bored, and just wants to hang loose taking pot shots at anyone who´s not giving him the requisite respect. But respect must be earned, and Obama has earned very little during his lifetime, least of all our respect.

Hillary! is fighting a losing battle pretending that she is a charitable, caring human being. Her cackling with boastful laughter about keeping a child rapist from doing hard time reveals a soul unconcerned with human decency. That, and her bare-faced lies to parents of the Benghazi Four ought to make her radioactive to an American electorate that by mow should have had a belly full of empty-souled leftist pols who feign decency every day. Eventually, the truth will out.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: wexfordcounty, 7/16/2014 9:51:11 PM     (No. 9927963)

Ok, I can see why we might call Putin or the Israeli PM "The Bear" but Barry? Please...How about "The Weasel"?

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The NAACP Legal Defense Fund has filed a class action lawsuit against the city of Detroit for water shutoffs that members claim are racially motivated. The Detroit Water and Sewerage Department stopped service to about 7,200 buildings with overdue bills in June, compared to 1,570 in the same month last year. The issue gained national attention last month after activists appealed to the United Nations for help. The shutoffs are “being done in a discriminatory fashion,” the NAACP’s Veronica Joice told a local CBS affiliate. “They should at least take a look at whether there’s a better way to do this that doesn’t affect the most vulnerable citizens

IRS seeks help destroying
another 3,200 hard drives

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Washington Times, by Jim McElhatton    Original Article
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Days after IRS officials said in a sworn statement that former top agency employee Lois G. Lerner’s computer memory had been wiped clean, the agency put out word to contractors Monday that it needs help to destroy at least another 3,200 hard drives. The Internal Revenue Service solicitation for “media destruction” services reflects an otherwise routine job to protect sensitive taxpayer information, but it was made while the agency’s record destruction practices remain under a sharp congressional spotlight. Congressional investigators of the IRS targeting of conservative groups have been hampered by the unexplained destruction of emails and other records of Ms. Lerner,

End Partisan Primaries, Save America
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New York Times, by Charles E. Schumer    Original Article
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WASHINGTON —Polarization and partisanship are a plague on American politics. Political scientists have found that the two parties have each grown more ideologically homogeneous since the 1970s. The Senate hasn’t been so polarized since Reconstruction; the House has not been so divided since around 1900. As measured by laws passed, the current Congress is on track to be among the least productive in our republic’s history. How did this happen? One of the main causes has not gotten enough attention: the party primary system. The reasons behind the shocking primary defeat last month of Representative Eric Cantor of Virginia, who

5 months off: Martha´s Vineyard break
will put Obama over 140 days on vacation

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Washington Examiner [DC], by Paul Bedard    Original Article
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When President Obama wraps up his 16-day summer break next month on Martha´s Vineyard, Mass., he will have taken all or part of 141 days of vacation, time split between summers on the island, winters in his native Hawaii and birthday weekends at his Chicago home. Obama has been criticized for taking costly and lengthy vacations, especially compared to the short trips most Americans take. The U.S. Travel Association told Secrets that the average American vacation lasts just 3.7 days. But his 141 days out of Washington are far less than the 378 former President George W. Bush took in

Democrat Rep. Elijah Cummings
calls for end to ´public harassment´
of IRS chief John Koskinen

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Washington Examiner [DC], by Susan Ferrechio    Original Article
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The top Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform panel is objecting to a plan to call the Internal Revenue Service commissioner to testify for a third time in a matter of weeks, calling it “public harassment of an agency head.” Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., sent a letter Monday to Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., objecting to a decision to call Commissioner John Koskinen to testify at a hearing on Wednesday. It would be the third time Koskinen appeared before the panel in the past month, Cummings noted. “Requiring Commissioner Koskinen to testify again this week not only takes him away


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